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Infineon Raceway - Friday Practice

Dario Franchitti topped the timesheets at the end of the Friday practice session, just holding off Will Power with Helio Castroneves and Scott Dixon also looking strong at Sonoma.
Dario Franchitti managed to best Will Power on a road course, during Friday practice for Sunday's Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Infineon Raceway in California.

Two other former winners here, Helio Castroneves and Scott Dixon, made up the balance of the top four.

Friday practice

1. #10 Dario Franchitti 104.383mph 1m 19.4269s after 10 laps
2. #12 Will Power 104.204mph 1m 19.5633s + 0.1364s after 13 laps
3. #3 Helio Castroneves 104.072mph 1m 19.6638s + 0.2369s after 21 laps
4. #9 Scott Dixon 103.580mph 1m 20.0421s + 0.6152s after 9 laps
5. #22 Giorgio Pantano 103.468mph 1m 20.1292s + 0.7023s after 22 laps
6. #19 Sebastien Bourdais 103.340mph 1m 20.2283s + 0.8014s after 19 laps
7. #24 Ana Beatriz 103.312mph 1m 20.2505s + 0.8236s after 26 laps
8. #59 EJ Viso 103.189mph 1m 20.3457s + 0.9188s after 20 laps
9. #2 Oriol Servia 103.173mph 1m 20.3585s + 0.9316s after 11 laps
10. #18 James Jakes 103.092mph 1m 20.4210s + 0.9941s after 20 laps
11. #06 James Hinchcliffe 103.090mph 1m 20.4232s + 0.9963s after 23 laps
12. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 102.910mph 1m 20.5637s + 1.1368s after 12 laps
13. #83 Charlie Kimball 102.826mph 1m 20.6296s + 1.2027s after 25 laps
14. #38 Graham Rahal 102.822mph 1m 20.6327s + 1.2058s after 14 laps
15. #26 Marco Andretti 102.774mph 1m 20.6706s + 1.2437s after 13 laps
16. #6 Ryan Briscoe 102.743mph 1m 20.6946s + 1.2677s after 14 laps
17. #88 Ho-Pin Tung 102.712mph 1m 20.7191s + 1.2922s after 25 laps
18. #27 Mike Conway 102.706mph 1m 20.7235s + 1.2966s after 16 laps
19. #4 JR Hildebrand 102.684mph 1m 20.7411s + 1.3142s after 18 laps
20. #17 Martin Plowman 102.625mph 1m 20.7872s + 1.3603s after 24 laps
21. #77 Alex Tagliani 102.547mph 1m 20.8485s + 1.4216s after 7 laps
22. #82 Tony Kanaan 102.543mph 1m 20.8517s + 1.4248s after 8 laps
23. #5 Takuma Sato 102.456mph 1m 20.9204s + 1.4935s after 11 laps
24. #34 Sebastian Saavedra 102.390mph 1m 20.9725s + 1.5456s after 20 laps
25. #78 Simon Pagenaud 101.592mph 1m 21.6091s + 2.1822s after 25 laps
26. #7 Danica Patrick 101.560mph 1m 21.6341s + 2.2072s after 19 laps
27. #14 Vitor Meira 101.450mph 1m 21.7230s + 2.2961s after 23 laps
28. #67 Ed Carpenter 99.524mph 1m 23.3049s + 3.8780s after 20 laps

Total Laps: 488

Related Pictures

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Simon Pagenaud stands in for Simona de Silvestro at HVM. [Photo by Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media]
Marco Andretti on track at Infineon Raceway. [Photo by Chris Jones for IndyCar Media]
Giorgio Pantano (Dreyer & Reinbold) on track at Infineon Raceway.  [Photo by Chris Jones for IndyCar Media]
Scott Dixon leads the Indycar field   [pic credit: Indycar media/Bret Kelley]
Will Power - Team Penske   [pic credit: Indycar media/Chris Jones]
Will Power - Team Penske   [pic credit: Indycar media/Chris Jones]
Will Power - Team Penske   [pic credit: Indycar media/Chris Owens]
Simon Penske - Team Penske   [pic credit: IndyCar media/Bret Kelley]
Simon Pagenaud - Team Penske   [pic credit: IndyCar Media/Joe Skibinski]
Scott Dixon - Target Chip Ganassi Racing   [pic credit: IndyCar Media/JOE SKIBINSKI]
Will Power - Penske  [pic credit: IndyCar Media/Chris Jones]
Will Power - Penske   [pic credit: IndyCar Media/Chris Jones]
James Hinchcliffe - Schmidt Peterson Motorsports   [pic credit: IndyCar Media/Chris Jones]
James Hinchcliffe - Schmidt Peterson [credit: Chris Owens]
Simon Pagenaud - Team Penske   [image credit: IndyCar Media/Bret Kelley]
Sebastian Bourdais (KVSH Racing) celebrates in Detroit   [image creid: IndyCar Media/Chris Owens]
Sebastian Bourdais - KVSH Racing   [image credit: IndyCar Media/Chris Owens]
James Hinchcliffe - Schmidt Peterson [Credit: IndyCar]

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